J. A. Stapleton

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I have 104 stories published in 17 collections on the site.
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J. A. Stapleton is the author of three crime novels. His book, film and TV reviews are available on Instagram at @j.a.stapleton.

His Detective Lacey novels are being edited. The series span four books set in Los Angeles between December 1941 and September 1949, combining the historical milestones of the era with fictional crime cases. His literary influences are Ian Fleming, Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Raymond Chandler and James Ellroy. 

The first book in the Detective Lacey series "THE PATROLMAN" will be available on ABCTales.com.

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My stories

Seeping Through the Lavender - Chapter I

Slowly, Jake attempted to open his eyes, yet the skin on his lids felt burdensome and unwelcoming to oblige. He was starting to pick up an awareness...

The Conspiracy: Chapter Two [Part I]

CHAPTER TWO Chicago, IL, January 1st 1964 An end to this? An end to fucking what? Vincent asked himself for the six hundred and sixty sixth time. He...

Through the Looking Glass

“Wot you lookin’ at? I shouted. The cunt was givin’ it. He kept staring, not saying anyfin, just staring at me. So I kicked him, yeah maybe too many...

The Conspiracy: Chapter One [Complete]

CHAPTER ONE Chicago, IL, December 31st 1963 He answered his question: the younger Vincent knew exactly what to fucking do as the car drew to a...